Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Autumn has come!

The summer was very hot here in Osaka.....but
Now is september and feels like an agreeable season has come!

I made a lot of sushi cake in this summer.
Let me introduce some of them.

I use a lot of time to make each one...I always try to make sushi cake
as wonderful gift for the customer.

Birthday present who loves the baseball.
the ball made by squid and nori.
The cap and uniform were made by vegetables.

Premium sushi cake.

The Birthday present for kids Who loves this animation.

This was my friend's order who own his wine shop.

I carved himself with carrot and sweetpotato looking at his picture on iphone.

if you are living in Kyoto area and if you look for the wonderful wine......
visit his wine shop!!
Carve tanakaya

This is  sushi cake for take-out.

This was an order from company of company of car auction.

Birthday gift from the lady to her father.

It was a gift for the person who loves one's dog.
and more....

Let me say , Congratulations everyone, and thank you so much!

When I make a sushi cake for special order,  the price is become higher, but
I think good surprise for the guest for sure.

Visit my shop  if you live in Japan!  Minayoshi' s Sushi Cake

Sunday, July 06, 2014

The way of thinking about Sashimi

I sometimes make large Sashimi plate.
I use a lot kind of fish for this plate.
Let's look at one by one. 

  I served Halkbeak in two ways.

you can watch larger pic when you click below, if you like :).

This is a Turban shell.
I served part of a meat  for raw.
I boiled liver and also boiled shell because of sanitation.

Next, let's look at Main fish....Maguro(tuna) and salmon.

The picture of above is amberjack,
below is Maguro.

Salmon and ikura(salmon roe).

This is called "hamo"(sharp toothed ell).
It is well known as a fish of summer.

This fish has a lot of small bone so We need to cut bone finely in this way.
We call this work "Honekiri"

Then we boild just a second, and put into ice water for let it cool.
please taste this with plum meat.

and last....Here is very beautiful fresh sea bleam. 
It was very fresh and hard so I cut into thin sliced.

I always try to decorate them just like when they were in the sea.
We'll return them to the plate of a sea.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

It's a wonderful small world in vegetable carving 2

It is a series of small vegetable carving "no.2"
I hope you enjoy them :)

Here are handy piano and chairs made with sweet potato and zucchini.

The books of pumpkin.....

It is a stuffed animal made with pumpkin.

Frog of cucumber

Sweet potato crane with pumpkin tires.

100% Carrot power shovel.

Veggie truck

The rabbit of carrot and sweet potato 

Those small vegetable carvings are for sushi cake(the photo below).

Which one was your favorite?
Thank you for watching :)

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Sushi cake

Last month, I have made over 30 sushi cake.
Let me introduce some of my recent item.

This is orthodox sushi cake for a Birthday!

With construction site of vegetables.

Pokemon style

with Cute character!

For dog lover!

monhan for my friends.

For two handsome guys!

I would like to thank the wonderful delivery system of Japan
because it is possible to deliver to various parts of Japan in refrigerated!

If you live in Japan, and if you looking for a surprise gift...
that is why I am here!   ................  minayoshi's sushi cake

Sunday, May 04, 2014

May the 4th be with you!!

Today is  Star Wars Day!!

I've been making so many "Star Wars "vegetable carving since 2005.
The character that I made most is R2D2 of course!

I collect them for May the 4th  :)
I made those for my friends and myself.
Thank you all of my friend in Japan, america, and all over the world!

Carrot ( actually this was my first star wars vegetable carving)

sweet potato


Daikon candle 

Daikon with food color

Ice carving !  
eh......well, I agree it went melt so soon...

Daikon R2 with Carrot Jawa


Daikon R2-D2 with his lovely tools

carrot R2 and Daikon R5D4

Those are my memorial R2 and R4 which I made in  Celebration 6!!
I made R4(left) at Star Wars University.
I made R2(middle) and C3-PO at the fan booth.
Mr.Anthony took picture with this C3....it was wonderful memory.

(found this picture at The Scrappy Jedi . Thanks for the article!)

Celebration 6 was one of my most wonderful experience of my life.
I did a demonstration for one hour at the Star Wars University.

This was our booth.

I made a lot of vegetable Star Wars carving for 4 days.

by the way, Are you going to Celebration 7?
Me? Yes  I'm planning to go there too!!
I wish we could have a booth and panel again and
I wish I could meet my friends!!

Here is the last one today.
one day, I Put  tires on him. 

I made his  body with Daikon,
and I made tires with sweet potato.(because they are more solid than Daikon)


May the 4th be with you!